St. Patrick's Day is a lively celebration, traditionally observed with parades, music, dancing, Irish food and green beer. Chances are, there will be a parade near you, as there are parades and celebrations all over the United States on this Irish holiday. The following are the top 10 of the heap.
San Francisco, California- The oldest and biggest celebration west of the Mississippi. The parade marches along the trolley tracks. There is a post parade party for the entire family. This event draws more than a million people. It is billed as one of the most fashionable parades in the country.
New London, Wisconsin- Magical leprechauns change the name of this northern town to New Dublin. A Parade, corned beef and cabbage and Irish music and dancing. A rowdy reenactment of Finnegan's Wake precedes the parade and festival, the parade is followed by an afternoon of celebrations at Irish Fest.